Beasley, John 1943–

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BEASLEY, John 1943


Born June 26, 1943, in Omaha, NE; married; wife's name Judith; children: Tyrone (an actor), Michael (an actor).

Addresses: Office c/o John Beasley Theatre and Workshop, LaFern Williams Center, 3010 Q St., P.O. Box 12154, Omaha, NE 681121215. Agent Adam Lazarus, Bauman, Redanty & Shaul Agency, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 473, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Manager Brian Alexander, Essential Talent Management, 6399 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 401, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actor. John Beasley Theatre and Workshop, Omaha, NE, founder, 2002; John Beasley Foundation, Atlanta, GA, founder. Union Pacific Railroad, worked as a clerk; also worked as a bill collector and longshoreman. Active with youth athletic programs and charity fundraisers.

Awards, Honors: Mary Riepma Ross Award from Great Plains Film Festival.


Film Appearances:

Ernie, V.I. Warshawski, Buena Vista, 1991.

Mr. Hall, The Mighty Ducks (also known as Champions and The Mighty Ducks Are the Champions ), Buena Vista, 1992.

Cook, Untamed Heart, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1993.

Coach Warren, Rudy, TriStar, 1993.

Roberts, Little Big League, Warner Bros., 1994.

Garbage collector, Losing Isaiah, Paramount, 1995.

Second skipper, The Cure, MCA/Universal, 1995.

Brother C. Charles Blackwell, The Apostle, October Films, 1997.

Baker, Overnight Delivery, New Line Cinema, 1998.

Nehemiah, Crazy in Alabama, Columbia, 1999.

Colonel Donald Slesinger, The General's Daughter (also known as WehrlosDie Tochter des Generals ), Paramount, 1999.

The Living Witness (also known as Wanted ), Riverside Productions, 1999.

Mike Smythe, Lost Souls, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Albert Hawkins, The Gift, Paramount, 2000.

Reverend James, The Operator, Black Wolf Productions, 2001.

Cleofas, The Journeyman, Contrabando/Dream Entertainment/ThinkFilm, 2001.

General Lasseter, The Sum of All Fears (also known as Der Anschlag ), Paramount, 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Irv Harper, Everwood, The WB, beginning 2002.

Also appeared as Mr. Willie in Brewster Place, ABC.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bo, Lucky Day, ABC, 1991.

Greg Emory, To Sir with Love 2, CBS, 1996.

A.T.F., ABC, 1999.

Jonah Summer, Freedom Song, TNT, 2000.

Nathaniel Myles, The Moving of Sophia Myles, CBS, 2000.

Mr. Banks, Disappearing Acts, HBO, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Captain Haines, "A Minor Miracle," Early Edition, CBS, 1998.

Captain Haines, "The Quality of Mercy," Early Edition, CBS, 1998.

Ed Thomas, "Bloodlines: Parts 1 & 2," The Pretender, NBC, 1998.

James Edward Hollis, "Darwin's Eye," Millennium, Fox, 1999.

James Edward Hollis, "Via Dolorosa," Millennium, Fox, 1999.

James Edward Hollis, "Goodbye to All That," Millennium, Fox, 1999.

Charles Moore, "Crate n' Burial," C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I. ), CBS, 2000.

Judge Henry Bromell, "Dog Days," Judging Amy, CBS, 2000.

Charles Moore, "Evaluation Day," C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I. ), CBS, 2001.

Judge Henry Bromell, "Shock and Awe," Judging Amy, CBS, 2003.

Appeared as Ogden in an episode of EZ Streets.

Television Appearances; Other:

Mr. Coleman, Laurel Avenue (miniseries), HBO, 1993.

Traces of Insanity (also known as Shattered Mind ), 1998.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Turbo in Jitney, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA; also appeared in productions of The Boys Next Door, Mixed Blood Theatre, Minneapolis, MN; Death of a Salesman; Driving Miss Daisy, Chicago production; Othello; A Streetcar Named Desire; and Two Trains Running, Goodman Theatre, Chicago.